Jason Ballard

Crestwood, Kentucky

Founder/President, Soar Higher Business Solutions (FocalPoint)

Experience at:
Rivera Group, City of Louisville, United States Strategic Command

I am happy to answer questions about a job, research product, etc. with a 15-minute phone call

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Career/Life Coaching
Customer Service
Executive/Business Coaching
Goal Setting
Military Career Transition
Organizational Culture/Productivity
Personal Performance
Time Management

People I've Reported To

People I've Worked With

People Who've Reported to Me

Where I've Worked

Nov 2018 – Present


Soar Higher Business Solutions (FocalPoint)

Sep 2017 – Nov 2018

Executive Vice President

Rivera Group

Jul 2014 – Sep 2017

Chief Information Officer

City of Louisville

Apr 2012 – Jul 2014

Chief, Nuclear Command and Control Systems Operations

United States Strategic Command

Apr 2011 – Apr 2012

Chief, Cyber Security Innovation & Policy

Air Force Space Command

Jun 2008 – Apr 2011

Chief Information Officer

Space Innovation and Development Center

Jun 2005 – Jun 2008

Chief Information Officer & Commander, Logistics & Communications

Air Intelligence Agency

May 2003 – Feb 2004

Executive Director, VIP Technology Services

Air Combat Command

Jun 2002 – May 2003

Deputy Commander, Theater Deployable Communications

U.S. Air Force

Apr 1994 – Jun 2002

Director, IT Operations & Cyber Security (Various Roles)

U.S. Air Force

Apr 1992 – Apr 1994

Roof & Floor Systems Engineer

Cox Lumber Company

Jun 1987 – Apr 1992

Family Owned Business

Ballard Construction

Feb 2004 – Jun 2005

Chief of Staff

1st Fighter Wing
Where I've Studied


MA, National Security & Military Operations

Air University


BS, Computer Science

Troy State University

MBA, Business

Columbia Southern University

Veteran | Certified Business Consultant & Trainer | Executive Coach | Leadership & Sales Expert

I work with companies, driven business leaders, and career professionals to achieve higher levels of success faster than they could on their own.


Business Intelligence & Analytics

DevOps & Site Reliability

IT Consulting

IT Security

Quality Assurance

Software Development

System & Network Administration

Systems Architecture & Engineering

Technical Product Management

Technology Management

Technical Support

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Soar Higher Business Solutions (FocalPoint)

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